This native tree is commonly known as Blake's wattle.
Acacia blakei subsp. blakei is described as a "higher dicot" in the Leguminosae (Caesalpinioideae, mimosoid clade) family.
Flagged as a potential locally significant species in the Fraser Coast Region. In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act it is classified as Least Concern. Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.
Very uncommon in the Fraser Coast region recorded at Mount Walsh and further west.
It has been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census but is not listed as occurring in the Fraser Coast region in Queensland Herbarium Wildlife Online.
Reported at 1 Fraser Coast locality: Boompa.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.